Efficiency and renewables

Philips illuminates facades of 37 Chinese buildings

20 April, 2018 by | Supplied by: Philips Lighting Pty Ltd

Philips Lighting has used connected LED architectural lighting to illuminate the facades of 37 buildings, along a 9.2 km stretch of road in China.


ABB deploys 30 MW battery, microgrid in Pilbara

18 April, 2018 by | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

ABB has supplied a containerised microgrid solution to support a gas-fired power station to optimise and automate its operations in the Pilbara region.


IXL Fresco Aurora outdoor heater

18 April, 2018 by | Supplied by: IXL Appliances Australia

The Fresco Aurora outdoor heater combines ambient infrared heat, dimmable task lighting and mood lighting in one unit.


Pop-up mobile solar PV could replace diesel generators

17 April, 2018 by

Pop-up mobile solar PV could soon replace diesel generators as a temporary power supply for military operations, disaster relief efforts and music festivals.


ACT to upgrade 80,000 streetlights

13 April, 2018 by

Streetlights across the ACT will soon be upgraded under a new contract signed with Electrix.


The biggest barrier to microgrid deployment

10 April, 2018 by

The establishment of viable business cases for different applications is the main barrier to the continued uptake of microgrids in Australia.


Tour Tesla's 'Big Battery' site

04 April, 2018 by

The Australian Energy Storage Conference and Exhibition 2018 is providing attendees the opportunity to see first-hand one of three commercial and utility energy storage projects that are transforming South Australia's energy sector.


South Australia to get second virtual power plant

03 April, 2018 by

Simply Energy has announced plans to build an 8 MW virtual power plant in Adelaide.


Renewable energy generated more power than coal over summer

27 March, 2018 by

Renewable energy generated more electricity than brown coal, gas or oil during Australia's summer, according to the Renewable Energy Index.


80 MW batteries to power Victoria

26 March, 2018 by

The Victorian Government has announced plans to build two large-scale batteries as part of its energy storage initiative.


$750K funding for SA lighting firm

26 March, 2018 by | Supplied by: Green Frog Systems

Green Frog Systems, a firm specialising in commercial solar lighting and energy storage systems, has received a commercialisation grant worth $760,837 under the Federal Entrepreneurs' Programme.


Philips to change name to Signify

19 March, 2018 by

Philips Lighting has announced that it plans to change its company name to Signify while keeping the Philips brand for its products.


Mirvac to build energy-efficient houses; gets $90m CEFC funding

15 March, 2018 by

Australian developer Mirvac will build three new energy-efficient residential communities with a $90 million loan from the CEFC.


Distributed energy innovation

13 March, 2018 by Mansi Gandhi

The energy industry continues to see increased penetration of distributed energy generation.


New program to boost Sydney's solar uptake

12 March, 2018 by

The City of Sydney will put $750,000 towards a $2.25 million Ausgrid grant program to reduce demand for electricity and carbon emissions.


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